Scientists create nanoscale robot spiders from DNA molecules
May 14, 2010, 3:03 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
Although nanorobots made of DNA have been developed before, these spiders can move over greater distances and follow complex commands.
Lightning-powered mushrooms could boost food yields
April 9, 2010, 11:20 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
New research reveals that mushrooms and some vegetables can multiply rapidly when struck by lightning.
Scientists mimic photosynthesis to create new 'solar fuel'
March 19, 2010, 6:02 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
Sunlight in the form of fuel? A breakthrough new discovery brings science one step closer to creating clean hydrogen fuel using only water and sunlight.
Creature that weaves underwater silk enlisted to suture surgical wounds
March 2, 2010, 4:30 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
Scientists are beginning to unravel the mystery of how caddisfly silk stays sticky underwater, and it could lead to the development of a wet Band-Aid.
New material traps radioactive waste like a Venus flytrap
March 1, 2010, 9:17 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Chemical material could speed clean-up at power plants by snapping its jaws at radioactive waste, leaving nontoxic byproducts alone.
Scientists discover 'monster' black hole that 'should not even exist'
Your dog understands more than you think
Drone captures the largest swarm of sea turtles ever filmed
Radar uncovers another Viking ship in Norway
Why dogs love the cold and playing in the snow
The ongoing rehabilitation of Michael Vick